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Go three days without reading and your speech will become tasteless.
I rarely read any Latin, Greek, German, Italian, sometimes not a French book, in the original, which I can procure in a good versi ...
For aesthetics is the mother of ethics.... Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their po ...
I thought a lot about our nation and what I should do as president. And Sunday night before last, I made a speech about two proble ...
Much of our reading, much of our labor, seems mere waiting: it was not that we were born for. Any other could do it as well or bet ...
We hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear those words I say to myself, "That man is a ...
--The language in which we are speaking is his before it is mine. How different are the words home, Christ, ale, master, on his li ...
He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: ...
Like dreaming, reading performs the prodigious task of carrying us off to other worlds. But reading is not dreaming because books, ...
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